Whether you want to know which of your friends likes cheeseburgers and Taylor Swift, where your friends in San Francisco go for sushi, or who likes dogs and lives in Paris, Facebook’s soon to be rolled out Graph Search feature promises to make the most of everything you’ve publicly liked or shared on Facebook.
With 2013 right around the corner, now’s the time to reflect back on the year that was 2012. The team at Facebook has put a together a neat page that creates a personalized “Year in Review” based on your Facebook activities of the past year. From life events, uploaded photos, highlighted posts and top stories, it’s a showcase of your biggest (online) moments of the past year.
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The remarkable story of how Facebook’s “People you may know” feature helped one man rebuild his life after losing his memory to meningitis.
Will Facebook replace passports? With over 901 million monthly active users from around the world, Facebook could easily serve as a global identity institution. Tobias Leingruber, a Mozilla Foundation employee, came up with the idea for the Social Network Identity Card Generator when a customs official jokingly asked him for his Facebook name as he was crossing the border. With its insistence on using real names, Facebook continues to bridge the divide between the analog and the digital worlds. While the social network ID cards were created in jest, it doesn’t seem all that crazy to imagine Facebook setting a new standard system for global identity verification. What’s “real” online is also “real” offline.
Ever wondered what’s happening right now on the Internet? This real-time counter puts it all into perspective.